For population 25 years and over in Girardville:
For population 15 years and over in Girardville borough:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $729 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (36.4 miles , pop. 81,207).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (81.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Englewood, PA (1.5 miles ), Fountain Springs, PA (1.6 miles) , Frackville borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Centralia, PA (1.8 miles) , Gilberton borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Ashland borough, PA (1.8 miles ), Altamont, PA (1.8 miles ), Aristes, PA (1.8 miles ).
Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 76.28 W
Area code: 570
Population change in the 1990s: -298 (-14.6%).
Work and jobs in Girardville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Girardville, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Girardville-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Girardville borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 29.6 miles away from the borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Girardville-area historical earthquake activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from Girardville center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from Girardville center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Schuylkill County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Harry Humes - Poet, Chick Fullis - Baseball player, Chuck Drulis - Football player and coach.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 22.1%
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Girardville (based on Schuylkill County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 32
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Number of full-service restaurants: 114
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3.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,458 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,732 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Girardville fatal accident list:
Aug 30, 1991 04:45 AM, 54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 22, 1990 02:55 PM, Fourth St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1989 08:10 PM, W Oak St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 5, 1984 10:99 PM, Julian St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1978 09:00 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,100
Total future (year 1986) average daily traffic: 1,460
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Girardville)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
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